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Nigeria crowned champions in Tunisia - Aug 30, 2015


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Chamberlain
Oguchi
FINAL
Nigeria - Angola 74-65
Nigeria celebrated the historic first AfroBasket Gold. They dethroned Angola in the title game in Rades tonight. Chamberlain Oguchi (198-G/F-86, college: Illinois St., agency: Octagon Europe) scored 19 points and grabbed 7 rebounds to lead the champions. Nigeria booked the Olympic Games birth with the victory. Angola eked out a 13:10 lead ten minutes into the game. But Nigeria responded with a strong 27:11 rally in the second frame. They ensured a 37:24 halftime lead. Nigeria maintained the advantage throughout the third term. They entered the fourth quarter up by 15 points 51:36. Angola unleashed 29 points in the fourth term but could not avoid the defeat. Olaseni Lawal (208-F/C-86, college: Wayne St., MI, agency: Three Eye Sports) posted 12 points and 8 rebounds, while Al-Farouq Aminu (206-F-90, college: Wake Forest, agency: IAM Sports) added 11 points for the winners. Carlos Morais (200-G-85, agency: SIG) responded with 15 points for Angola. Yanick Moreira (211-C-91, college: SMU, agency: SIG) tossed in 13 points in the loss.
3-4 Place
Tunisia - Senegal 82-73
Tunisia fired past Senegal and stepped onto the pedestal at the AfroBasket. Michael Roll (197-G-87, college: UCLA, agency: Romaior Sports) scored 25 points to pace the winners to the Bronze medals. Tunisia eked out a 23:18 lead after ten minutes. Senegal cut the deficit at 4-point mark at the interval 37:33. Tunisia took over once again in the second half. The hosts stretched the lead to as many as 8 points at the final intermission. Tunisia sank 22 points in the fourth term and raced to the win. Mourad El Mabrouk (194-SG-86) tossed in 13 points for Tunisia. Gorgui Dieng (211-C-90, college: Louisville, agency: Wasserman Media) responded with 19 points and 12 rebounds for Senegal.   



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African Championships Standings
Group A
 1. Nigeria 2-1 
 2. DRCongo 2-1 
 3. Mali 2-1 
 4. Ivory Coast 0-3 
Group B
 1. Morocco 3-0 
 2. Angola 2-1 
 3. C.Africa 1-2 
 4. Uganda 0-3 
Group C
 1. Tunisia 3-0 
 2. Cameroon 2-1 
 3. Rwanda 1-2 
 4. Guinea 0-3 
Group D
 1. Senegal 3-0 
 2. Egypt 2-1 
 3. Mozambique 1-2 
 4. S.Africa 0-3 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Ikechukwu DIOGU
  NGR
  (204-C/F-83)
  Avg: 22
 1. Diogu, NGR22.0 
 2. Benoit, CMR21.8 
 3. Djambo, MLI17.0 
 4. Kante, MLI15.3 
 5. Odoch Opong, UGA15.3 
 6. Adala-Moto, CMR15.0 
 7. Kabasele, COD14.8 
 8. Iroegbu, NGR14.8 
 9. Conde, GUI14.7 
 10. Kabangu, RWA14.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Makram BEN ROMDHANE
  TUN
  (204-PF-89)
  Avg: 10.5
 1. Ben-Romdhane, TUN10.5 
 2. Benoit, CMR9.3 
 3. Diogu, NGR8.7 
 4. Sidibe, MLI8.3 
 5. Djimrabaye, CAF7.3 
 6. Adala-Moto, CMR7.0 
 7. Shonganya, COD6.8 
 8. Dieng, SEN6.8 
 9. Bamba, IVO6.7 
 10. Akindele, NGR6.7 
Assists Per Game
 Ike IROEGBU
  NGR
  (188-G-95)
  Avg: 5
 1. Iroegbu, NGR5.0 
 2. Kabongo, COD4.8 
 3. Toti, IVO4.7 
 4. Hannah, SEN4.3 
 5. Gasana, RWA4.0 
 6. El-Mabrouk, TUN3.8 
 7. Niang, SEN3.5 
 8. Enabu, UGA3.0 
 9. El Gamal, EGY3.0 
 10. Njoya, CMR3.0 
Steals Per Game
 Mahamadou KANTE
  MLI
  (192-G-92)
  Avg: 3.3
 1. Kante, MLI3.3 
 2. Gasana, RWA3.0 
 3. Kabongo, COD2.8 
 4. Benoit, CMR2.0 
 5. Cipriano, ANG2.0 
 6. Sidibe, MLI2.0 
 7. Mbamalu, NGR1.8 
 8. Bamba, IVO1.7 
 9. Diabate, IVO1.7 
 10. Conde, GUI1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Herve KABASELE
  (208-C-96)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Kabasele, COD2.8 
 2. Kambuy, COD2.5 
 3. Sidibe, MLI1.0 
 4. Diallo, GUI1.0 
 5. NDiaye, SEN1.0 
 6. Akindele, NGR0.8 
 7. Najah, MOR0.8 
 8. Choua, MOR0.8 
 9. Ndoye, SEN0.8 
 10. Prinsloo, RSA0.7 
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